Karen Gunn | Accredited Counsellor | SWINDON | NCS

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As of the 15th of May 2023, we have officially changed our name to the National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society (NCPS).

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Karen Gunn

Member Status: Accredited

Member No: NCS17-05240

Location: SWINDON

My private practice provides a safe and confidential space where you are able to discuss your concerns in a calm and supportive environment.
Sometimes we need the help of a therapist to provide a clear focus on what is important in our lives; especially when experiencing periods of difficulty and uncertainty. Occasionally our thoughts, feelings and emotions are confused and we become unclear on the choices we need to make. Often it is difficult to talk about the issues we face but with some understanding and purposeful structure, it is usually possible to find a different perspective and a fresh approach to a problem.
I have worked in a voluntary capacity with charitable organisations that provide therapeutic support to vulnerable children and adults who have been traumatised by early childhood experiences, and who want to manage and understand their difficulties in order to find a new direction.
I understand that choosing a counsellor can be difficult and I hope you will be able to contact me. I offer an initial assessment appointment where you can outline your concerns and we agree a contract. We can discuss whether I am able to help you find a way forward with your issues, although on occasions, it maybe necessary to refer you to another specialist or organisation which are more suited to your individual needs.

  • Qualifications & Experience
    Advanced Diploma in Counselling Supervision (NCS Accredited, 2017)
    Masters in Foundations of Clinical Psychology (MSc: 2015)
    Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy: Middlesex University (2012)
    Diploma in Psychology: Oxford Brookes University
    Certificate in Psychology: Oxford Brookes University
    Bachelor of Education Degree (Hons): Leicester University
    Certificate of Education: Leicester University
  • What I can help with
    • Abortion
    • Abuse – Emotional, Physical, Sexual
    • Adolescence
    • Adoption
    • Ageing and related issues
    • Anger Management
    • Anxiety
    • Assertiveness / Self-confidence / Self-esteem
    • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
    • Bereavement / Loss
    • Bullying
    • Cancer
    • Carers
    • Cultural issues
    • Depression
    • Disability
    • Divorce & Separation
    • Eating disorders
    • Family
    • Financial difficulties
    • Gender identity
    • Generally unhappy with your life
    • Illness and dying
    • Mindfulness
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Parenting skills
    • Phobias
    • Pregnancy related issues
    • Relationships
    • Self-harm
    • Sexuality Identity
    • Shyness / Social Phobia
    • Spirituality
    • Suicidal feelings
    • Trauma
    • Violence / Victim support
    • Young people and children
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